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Table of Contents Analytical Heat Transfer ........................................................3

Concise Chemical Thermodynamics, Third Edition ............11

Handbook of Hydraulic Fluid Technology, Second Edition ..3 Microfluidics and Nanofluidics Handbook ............................4

Thermodynamics and Energy Systems Analysis: From Energy to Exergy ......................................................11

Microfluidics and Nanofluidics Handbook: Fabrication, Implementation, and Applications ........................................4

Mechanisms of Diffusional Phase Transformations in Metals and Alloys ..........................................................11

Microfluidics and Nanofluidics Handbook: Chemistry, Physics, and Life Science Principles ......................................4

Heat Transfer: Thermal Management of Electronics ..........11

Computational Fluid Dynamics ............................................5

Transport Phenomena in Capillary-Porous Structures and Heat Pipes ....................................................................12

Fundamentals of Incompressible Flow ..................................5

Conjugate Problems in Convective Heat Transfer ..............12

Quasilinear Hyperbolic Systems, Compressible Flows, and Waves ............................................................................5

Advances in Numerical Heat Transfer, Volume III................12

Pump User's Handbook: Life Extension, Third Edition ..........5

Entropy Based Design and Analysis of Fluids Engineering Systems ................................................13

Soap Manufacturing Technology..........................................6 A Shock-Fitting Primer ..........................................................6 Fluid Machinery: Application, Selection, and Design, Second Edition ......................................................................6 Introduction to Fluid Mechanics, Fourth Edition ..................6 Basic Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulic Machines ....................7

Engineering Heat Transfer, Third Edition ............................12

Thermodynamics: From Concepts to Applications, Second Edition ....................................................................13 Chemical and Energy Process Engineering ........................13 Design and Optimization of Thermal Systems, Second Edition ....................................................................13

Basics of Hydraulic Systems ..................................................7

Measurement, Data Analysis, and Sensor Fundamentals for Engineering and Science ..............................................14

Thermal and Flow Measurements ........................................7

Fundamentals of Sensors for Engineering and Science ......14

Fundamentals of Gas Dynamics............................................7 Thermal Measurements and Inverse Techniques ..................8

Measurement and Data Analysis for Engineering and Science, Second Edition ..........................14

Advanced Thermodynamics Engineering, Second Edition....8

Numerical and Analytical Methods with MATLAB ..............15

Heat Pipe Design and Technology: A Practical Approach ....8

Modeling and Control of Engineering Systems ..................15

Chemical Thermodynamics and Information Theory with Applications ..................................................................9

What Every Engineer Should Know about Computational Techniques of Finite Element Analysis, Second Edition ....................................................................15

Statistical and Thermal Physics: An Introduction ..................9 Commonly Asked Questions in Thermodynamics: Mass Transfer Concepts ........................................................9 Thermal Radiation Heat Transfer, Fifth Edition ....................10 Welding Thermal Processes and Weld Pool Behaviors ........10 Quenching Theory and Technology, Second Edition..........10 Heat Conduction Using Green’s Functions, Second Edition ....................................................................10

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Mechanical Measurements ................................................16 Plant Engineers and Managers Guide to Energy Conservation, Tenth Edition....................................16 Thermal Computations for Electronics: Conductive, Radiative, and Convective Air Cooling............16 Energy Audit of Building Systems: An Engineering Approach, Second Edition ........................16

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Analytical Heat Transfer

Handbook of Hydraulic Fluid Technology

Je-Chin Han Texas A&M University, College Station, USA

This book explores how to analyze and solve classic heat transfer problems in conduction, convection, and radiation—all in one book. Rather than simply discussing theories, equations, and correlations for engineering problem calculations, this text focuses on effective practical techniques to model and solve engineering heat transfer problems analytically. The author covers many well-known analytical methods and solutions, including Bessel functions, separation of variables, similarity and integral methods, and matrix inversion method for entry-level engineering graduate students. Thorough in its approach, it combines detailed step-by-step mathematical formula derivations, analytical solution procedures, and a host of extremely helpful demonstration examples.

Features: • Focuses on how to analyze and solve the classic heat transfer problems in conduction, convection, and radiation in one book • Emphasizes how to model and how to solve the heat transfer problems analytically, rather than simply applying the equations and correlations for engineering problem calculations • Provides detailed step-by-step mathematical formula derivations, analytical solution procedures, and many demonstration examples • Includes chapter problems to test the reader’s understanding Solutions manual available upon qualified course adoption.

Second Edition Edited by

George E. Totten Portland State University, Oregon, USA

Victor J. De Negri FAPEU, Florianopolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil

This handbook serves as the foremost resource for designing hydraulic systems and for selecting hydraulic fluids used in engineering applications. Featuring new illustrations, data tables, and practical examples, this second edition is updated with essential information on the latest hydraulic fluids and testing methods. The detailed text facilitates unparalleled understanding of the total hydraulic system, including important hardware, fluid properties, and hydraulic lubricants. Written by worldwide experts, the book also offers a rigorous overview of hydraulic fluid technology and evaluates the ecological benefits of water as an important alternative technology.

Features: • Presents a detailed overview of the entire hydraulic system • Provides extensive data on various fluids • Discusses the optimal use of the newest hydraulic fluids • Explains current testing methods • Describes hardware aspects in detail

Selected Contents: Heat Conduction Equations. One-Dimensional Steady State Heat Conduction. Two-Dimensional Steady-State Heat Conduction. Transient Heat Conduction. Numerical Analysis in Heat Conduction. Heat Convection Equations. External Forced Convection. Internal Forced Convection. Natural Convection. Turbulent Flow Heat Transfer. Fundamental Radiation. View Factor. Radiation Exchange in a Non-Participating Medium. Radiation Transfer through Gases. Appendices.

Selected Contents: Hardware Fluid Properties and Their Determination Fluids Catalog no. 85263, September 2011 c. 972 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4200-8526-6, $189.95 / £121.00

Catalog no. K12869, July 2011 332 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4398-6196-7, $119.95 / £76.99

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Microfluidics and Nanofluidics Handbook Two-Volume Set Edited by

Sushanta K. Mitra University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

Suman Chakraborty Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, India

A comprehensive handbook on microfluidics and nanofluidics, this text covers fundamental aspects, fabrication techniques, introductory materials on microbiology and chemistry, measurement techniques, and applications with special emphasis on the energy sector. Each chapter begins with introductory coverage to a subject and then narrows in on advanced techniques and concepts, making it valuable to both students and practitioners. The book pays special attention to applications of microfluidics in the energy sector and provides insight into the world of opportunities nanotechnology has to offer. Figures, tables, and equations illustrate concepts.

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Presents the fundamentals of microfluidics and nanofluidics Covers basic microbiology and chemistry used in microfluidics Provides extensive coverage of fabrication techniques Dedicates a special section to applications of microfluidics in the energy sector Encompasses broad application areas, from micro fuel cells to lab-on-a-chip

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Catalog no. K10859, July 2011, ISBN: 978-1-4398-1671-4, $279.95 / £178.00

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Chemistry, Physics, and Life Science Principles

Fabrication, Implementation, and Applications

The first volume focuses on physics and transport phenomena along with life sciences and related applications. It provides newcomers with the fundamental science background required for the study of microfluidics and nanofluidics. In addition, the advanced techniques and concepts described in the text will benefit experienced researchers and professionals.

The second volume focuses on topics related to experimental and numerical methods. It also covers fabrications and applications in a variety of areas, from aerospace to biological systems. Reflecting the inherent nature of microfluidics and nanofluidics, the book includes as much interdisciplinary knowledge as possible. It provides the fundamental science background for newcomers and advanced techniques and concepts for experienced researchers and professionals.

Selected Contents: An Overview of Continuum Description of Fluid Flow and Transport Processes. Microscale Gas Flow Dynamics and Molecular Models for Gas Flow and Heat Transfer. Calculations of Rarefied Gas Flows in Free-Molecular and Transitional Regimes. Ideal Gas Flows through Micro-Channels—Revisited. Pressure Driven Flow in Microchannels. Applications of Magnetohydrodynamics in Microfluidics. Diffusioosmosis of Electrolyte Solutions in Micro and Nano Scales. Electrodics in Electrochemical Energy Conversion Systems: Microstructure and Pore-Scale Transport. van der Waals Interaction. Single Particle Colloidal Hydrodynamics. Mass Transfer Issues in Micro and Nano Scale. Gas Transport in Micro, Nano Capillaries and Porous Media. Polymer Transport in Nanochannels. Catalog no. K10862, August 2011, c. 1138 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1676-9, $179.95 / £109.00


Selected Contents: Image-Based Photonic Techniques for Microfluidics. Recent Developments in Micro-Particle Image Velocimetry. NearSurface Particle Tracking Velocimetry. Finite Volume Method for Numerical Simulation: Fundamentals. Level-Set Method for Micro-Scale Flows. Characterization of Chaotic Stirring and Mixing Using Numerical Tools. Lattice Boltzmann Method and Its Applications in Microfluidics. SU-8 Photolithography and Its Impact on Microfluidics. System Integration in Microfluidics. Fluidic Interconnects for Microfluidics: Chip-to-Chip and World-to-Chip. Micro Total Analysis Systems. Micro- and Nano-Particle Manipulation. Opto-Electric Particle Manipulation. Microfluidic Particle Counting Sensors. Catalog no. K10860, August 2011, c. 640 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1672-1, $179.95 / £109.00

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Quasilinear Hyperbolic Systems, Compressible Flows, and Waves

Frédéric Magoulès

Vishnu D. Sharma

École Centrale Paris, Châtenay Malabry, France

Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India

Exploring new variations of classic methods as well as recent approaches in the field of computational fluid dynamics, this book demonstrates the extensive use of numerical techniques and mathematical models in fluid mechanics. It covers finite volume, finite difference, finite element, spectral, smoothed particle hydrodynamics, mixed-element-volume, and free surface flow methods, along with many real-world applications. The contributors show how the SPH-ALE method properly represents highly distorted interfaces and dynamic flows. They also describe the solution of complex flow problems via direct numerical simulation, Reynolds-averaged Navier–Stokes equations, and large eddy simulation.

Filled with practical examples, this book presents a self-contained discussion of quasilinear hyperbolic equations and systems with applications. It emphasizes nonlinear theory and introduces some of the most active research in the field. The author elucidates all necessary mathematical concepts in the first three chapters and highlights the application of various approaches to solve practical physical problems.

Computational Fluid Dynamics

Catalog no. K12660, May 2011 396 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4398-5661-1, $119.95 / £76.99

• Highlights the application of various approaches, such as singular surface theory, asymptotic methods, and self-similarity, to solve practical problems • Presents several concrete physical examples from gasdynamics, radiation gasdynamics, magnetogasdynamics, nonequilibrium flows, and shallow water theory Catalog no. K11669, 2010 282 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4398-3690-3, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as an eBook

Fundamentals of Incompressible Flow

Pump User's Handbook

V. Babu

Heinz P. Bloch

IIT Madras, India

Consultant, West Des Moines, Iowa, USA

This book takes a novel approach to incompressible flow by first elucidating concepts such as viscosity and the Reynolds number. The author derives incompressible Navier-Stokes equations and discusses the mathematical nature of their solutions. In this context, he introduces the notion of outer and inner singular perturbation solutions, then presents the inviscid (outer) solutions, also deriving boundary layer (inner) solutions. The book explores separation of the boundary layer, its consequences, and drag. It covers parallel and creeping analytical solutions and discusses the nature and importance of turbulent flows in the context of internal and external flows, respectively.

Allan R. Budris

Catalog no. K12537, January 2011 280 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4398-5463-1, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as an eBook

Life Extension, Third Edition

Consultant, Geneva, New York, USA

Fully revised, the third edition of this practical guide explains how to achieve consistently superior run lengths, low maintenance expenditures, and unexcelled safety and reliability in all pump applications. Written by two practicing engineers with a combined 80plus years of experience, this handbook details what facilities must do to accomplish superior performance and low life-cycle cost for pumps of all types and sizes. Aimed at operating technicians, maintenance professionals, project engineers, reliability engineers, and managers, the book is an ideal resource for professionals whose work brings them into contact with process pumps. Catalog no. N10246, 2010 500 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4398-3740-5, $159.95 / £99.00

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Fluid Machinery Soap Manufacturing Technology

Application, Selection, and Design, Second Edition Terry Wright Consultant, Cornelia, Georgia, USA

Edited by

Philip M. Gerhart

Luis Spitz

University of Evansville, Indiana, USA

The bar soap industry is thriving in much of the world, especially in the developing countries, where toilet and laundry bar soaps are produced in large quantities and many producers are in business, from large multinational firms to small local manufacturers. In the rest of the world, “boutique” soap manufacturers are producing elite bar soaps for a select group of healthy “green” consumers. This book is drawn from the proceedings of the AOCS SODEOPEC Conferences of 2006 and 2008. Pivotal information from these meetings appears in this indispensible reference.

The second edition of this book provides a comprehensive introduction to the fluid mechanics of turbomachinery. By focusing on the preliminary design and selection of equipment to meet performance specifications, the authors promote a basic yet thorough understanding of the subject. Topics covered include gas and hydraulic turbines as well as industrial equipment such as pumps and fans, making the text ideal for undergraduate mechanical engineering students. The book presents illustrations, examples, and exercises that emphasize real-world industrial applications of fluid machinery.

Catalog no. N10254, 2010 ISBN: 978-1-893997-61-5, $198.00 / £127.00 Also available as an eBook

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Catalog no. 82949, 2010 453 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4200-8294-4, $124.95 / £79.99 Also available as an eBook

A Shock-Fitting Primer Manuel D. Salas NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia, USA

This book presents the proper numerical treatment of shock waves and other discontinuities. It comprehensively covers various shockfitting techniques and describes the historical path that has led to the accepted theory of shock waves. The author introduces key techniques using a simple scalar equation and then extends to a more complex system of equations. He also presents a simplified shock-fitting method and compares it to the standard technique. • Includes many end-of-chapter problems and examples, such as piston motion and steady supersonic flows • Provides the MATLAB codes that illustrate the shock-fitting techniques on a companion CD-ROM Catalog no. K10388, 2010 416 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4398-0758-3, $133.95 / £85.00 Also available as an eBook

Introduction to Fluid Mechanics Fourth Edition William S. Janna The University of Memphis, Tennessee, USA

This popular text is written for those taking their first course in fluids. Updated to include advances and relevant examples, it starts with fluid statics and moves on to the control/volume approach of determining flow. Noted for its step-by-step examples, this book helps those new to fluid mechanics make sense of it. Separate problem sections stress computer usage and design work. • Provides an understandable introduction to engineering fluid mechanics, with complex mathematics kept to a minimum • Details tabular information for use in thermal/fluid design work • Includes more than 750 class-tested problems Solutions manual available upon qualifying course adoption.

Catalog no. 85247, 2010 738 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4200-8524-2, $124.95 / £79.99 Also available as an eBook


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Basic Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulic Machines

Thermal and Flow Measurements

Zoeb Husain, Zulkifly Abdullah, and Zainal Alimuddin

T.-W. Lee

Following a concise overview of fluid mechanics informed by numerous engineering applications and examples, this text presents and analyzes major types of fluid machinery and the major classes of turbines, as well as pump technology. It offers background concepts as well as practical coverage of modern turbine technologies, fully explaining the advantages of both steam and gas turbines.

“The book is a comprehensive guide and very usable for educational purposes. The book is recommended.”

• Includes numerous solved problems, examples, and worked solutions • Presents description, design, and operational information for Pelton, Francis, Propeller, and Kaplan turbines • Provides an outline of various types of power plants • Integrates practical applications in engineering throughout the book Catalog no. 95145, 2009 234 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4200-9514-2, $102.95 / £65.99

Arizona State University, Tempe, USA

—Journal of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics

The book provides a synthesis of the basic science and engineering of diagnostic methods that students need to understand, design, and apply thermal-fluid measurements in mechanical, aerospace, and chemical engineering processes. It offers a clear exposition of the basic concepts and application aspects of a wide range of thermal and flow diagnostics, from basic sensors, flow visualization, velocimetry, laser optical diagnostics, particle sizing methods, gas sampling methods, to micro- and nano-scale sensors and lidars. Catalog no. 7970, 2008 400 pp., ISBN: 978-0-8493-7970-3, $102.95 / £48.99 Also available as an eBook

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Basics of Hydraulic Systems

Fundamentals of Gas Dynamics V. Babu

Qin Zhang

IIT Madras, India

Washington State University, Prosser, USA

Unique in its emphasis of both the mathematical and physical aspects of compressible flows, this book presents its subject matter in an increasing order of complexity, starting from simple onedimensional flows through quasi one-dimensional flows to oblique shocks and Prandtl Meyer flow. This treatment interweaves mathematical development of the concepts and physical insights. Worked examples and exercise problems have been drawn from practical applications in propulsion and gas dynamics. These are comprehensive and are formulated to test the understanding of the subject matter, thus serving as a self-check for the reader.

Moving from a system to components approach, this textbook provides fundamental knowledge on how a typical hydraulic system generates, delivers, and deploys power using liquid medium. It covers the key configuration features of core components, demonstrating their individual functionality in such a system, and looking at how they work together to perform the designated task of power transmission. By presenting this information in an easy-to-follow way, this work provides engineers and technical managers working with relevant industrial sectors a nuts and bolts reference. It is also an effective learning tool for engineering students seeking an introduction to the fundamentals of this technology.

Catalog no. AB7449, 2008 324 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4200-7449-9, $109.95 / £69.99

Catalog no. 70983, 2009 336 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4200-7098-9, $124.95 / £53.99 Also available as an eBook

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Thermal Measurements and Inverse Techniques Edited by

Helcio R.B. Orlande, Olivier Fudym, Denis Maillet, and Renato M. Cotta The use of inverse problems constitutes a new research paradigm in which groups of theoretical, computational, and experimental researchers synergistically interact to better understand the physical phenomena being studied. This book presents a comprehensive research-based survey of modern inverse techniques and their applications to engineering heat transfer. Written by top-notch contributors, the text provides a concise reference on the mathematical modeling, measurements, and solution of inverse problems in heat transfer. It covers topics such as multiscale modeling, thermophysical properties, heat flux, and temperature measurements. • Provides a unique reference for those involved with different aspects of heat transfer • Includes integrated modeling, measurement techniques and inverse solution approaches for heat transfer problems • Contains sections on modeling and measurement, heat transfer problems, and applications

Advanced Thermodynamics Engineering Second Edition Kalyan Annamalai, Ishwar K. Puri, and Milind A. Jog “... written in such a way that in particular engineers will find it extremely useful... The layout is successful and the beautiful illustrations as well as the many written problems will make its useful as a textbook....” —Panayiotis Vlamos, President, V-Publications, Athens, Greece

Designed for readers who need to understand and apply the engineering physics of thermodynamic concepts, this book features physical explanations and mathematical equations so that the principles can be applied to real-world problems. Employing almost 300 illustrations, the book first presents the phenomenological approach to a problem and then delves into the details, foregoing esoteric material in favor of concrete examples and applications. Catalog no. K10287, March 2011 1142 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4398-0572-5, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

• Features contributed chapters carefully written in a consistent format appropriate for engineers, researchers, and graduate-level students

Selected Contents: PART I MODELING AND MEASUREMENTS IN HEAT TRANSFER: Temperature, Heat Flux and Modeling in Heat Transfer. A Multiscale Modeling Approach to Predict Thermophysical Properties of Heterogeneous Media. Temperature Measurements: Thermoelectricity and Microthermocouples. Temperature Measurements: Resistive Sensors. Heat Flux Sensors. PART II INVERSE HEAT TRANSFER PROBLEMS: Ill-Posed Problems and Linear Least Squares Estimation. Inverse Problems and Regularization. Non-linear Estimation Problems. Single Objective Optimization and Response Surface Generation. Adjoint Methods. Bayesian Approaches for the Solution of Inverse Problems. Model Reduction and Identification. Data Reduction and Energy Matrix. Formulation of Inverse Radiative Problems. PART III APPLICATIONS: Analysis of Errors in Measurements and Inversion. Multi-signal Least Squares: Dispersion, Bias, Regularization. Identification of Thermophysical Properties in the Frequency Domain. Front Face Thermal Characterization of Materials by a Photothermal Pulse Technique. Analysis of Infrared Images with the Correlation Approach. Estimation of Space Variable Thermophysical Properties. Inverse Thermal Radiation Problems.

Heat Pipe Design and Technology

Catalog no. K12031, May 2011 770 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4398-4555-4, $159.95 / £99.00

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A Practical Approach Bahman Zohuri Galaxy Advanced Engineering, Hillsborough, California, USA

This book provides a practical study of modern heat pipe engineering. After a review of heat and mass transfer theory relevant to heat pipe performance, the text first develops mathematical models for calculating heat-transfer limitations of high-temperature heat pipes and heat-transfer limitations and temperature gradient of low-temperature heat pipes. It then compares the results with available experimental data. In addition, the author discusses heat pipe technology pertinent to the design and application of self-controlled, variable conductance heat pipes for spacecraft thermal control. The book also includes a computer program for designing and predicting heat pipe system performance. Catalog no. K12012, March 2011 500 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4398-4523-3, $119.95 / £76.99

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Chemical Thermodynamics and Information Theory with Applications Daniel J. Graham Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Thermodynamics, information, and computation permeate virtually all areas of chemistry. Yet the current presentations of thermodynamic fundamentals do not reflect relationship, as the physical chemistry curriculum digested by chemistry majors worldwide is still concentrated on advances more than a century old. This book offers lessons, tools, and exercises for students and instructors who wish to learn more about the intersection of thermodynamics and information theory. The examples are drawn from time-honored physical and organic chemistry. The discussion is accessible to curiosity-driven chemists with basic knowledge of calculus and statistics. Catalog no. K11107, June 2011 240 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4398-2087-2, $89.95 / £57.99

Commonly Asked Questions in Thermodynamics Marc Assael, Anthony R. H. Goodwin, Michael Stamatoudis, William A. Wakeham, and Stefan Will This clearly written, easy-to-follow guide allows even nonscientists considering use of alternative fuel sources to achieve a solid grounding in thermodynamics. The authors cover topics spanning from energy sources to the environment to climate change. A broad audience of general readers, students, industry professionals, and academic researchers will appreciate the answers found in this book. • Answers the most commonly asked questions relating to thermodynamics, such as the difference between entropy and enthalpy, and the first name of Maxwell’s demon • Precedes each group of related questions with an introductory overview • Emphasizes qualitative understanding • Requires no prior background in the subject Catalog no. 86952, March 2011 368 pp., Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-1-4200-8695-9, $39.95 / £25.99 Also available as an eBook

Statistical and Thermal Physics An Introduction Michael J.R. Hoch National High Magnetic Field Laboratory and Department of Physics, Florida State University, Tallahassee, USA and School of Physics, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Developing microscopic statistical physics and macroscopic classical thermodynamic descriptions in tandem, this comprehensive introduction provides insight into basic concepts at an advanced undergraduate level. It introduces the concepts of temperature, internal energy, and entropy using ideal gases and ideal paramagnets as illustrative models. It also discusses quantum gases in depth and presents advanced topics, including the Legendre transform, the density matrix, chemical reactions, and irreversible thermodynamics. Highly detailed and profoundly thorough, the book includes exercises within the text as well as end-of-chapter problems. Solutions manual available upon qualifying course adoption.

Catalog no. K12300, May 2011 450 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4398-5053-4, $69.95 / £44.99

Mass Transfer Concepts K. Asokan Central Electrochemical Research Institute, Karaikudi, India

Designed for a two-semester course in chemical, biotechnology, petrochemical, and pharmaceutical engineering, this book provides a simple treatment of the concepts, definitions, and derivations with numerous figures and worked examples typical of their industrial applications. A number of problems are given at the end of each chapter. • Explains various operations and their fundamental principles • Includes 153 worked examples • Provides 169 exercise problems with solutions

Selected Contents: Diffusion. Interphase Mass Transfer. Gas Absorption. Distillation. Leaching and Extraction. Crystallisation. Humidification. Drying. Adsorption. Other Separation Processes. Answers to Problems. Catalog no. K13093, May 2011 416 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4398-6806-5, $99.95 / £63.99

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Thermal Radiation Heat Transfer

Quenching Theory and Technology Second Edition

Fifth Edition

Edited by

John R. Howell, Robert Siegel, and M. Pinar Menguc

Bozidar Liscic, Hans M. Tensi, Lauralice C.F. Canale, and George E. Totten

Providing a comprehensive overview of the radiative behavior and properties of materials, this book describes the physics of radiative transfer, methods for developing analysis, and various mathematical and numerical techniques. The fifth edition of this classic textbook includes four new chapters on inverse methods, electromagnetic theory, scattering, and absorption by particles, and near-field radiative transfer. Maintaining the fundamentals of the original, with chapter-end homework problems and other useful features, this new edition continues its tradition of serving both as a comprehensive textbook for those studying radiative transfer and a repository of vital literary references for the serious researcher. Catalog no. K10138, January 2011 987 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4398-0533-6, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

An essential revision of the original published nearly 20 years ago, this new edition is a complete reference on the critical topic of quenching, which is fundamental to the production of defect and distortion-free products. Leading international experts present topics such as thermo- and fluid-dynamic principles of heat transfer during cooling; wetting kinematics; residual stresses after cooling; computer modeling and prediction of microstructure transformation; hardness distribution; stress-strain; and distortion. Ideal for specialists in heat treatment practice, this book is also suitable as a senior undergraduate and graduate text and for numerous specialized courses and seminars worldwide. Catalog no. 9279, January 2011 725 pp., ISBN: 978-0-8493-9279-5, $189.95 / £121.00 Also available as an eBook

Welding Thermal Processes and Weld Pool Behaviors

Heat Conduction Using Green’s Functions

Chuan Song Wu

Kevin D. Cole, James V. Beck, A. Haji-Sheikh, and Bahman Litkouhi

Institute for Materials Joining, Shandong University, China

After introducing the concepts and characteristics of welding thermal processes and weld pool behaviors, this book addresses essential advances in welding analysis and processes with an emphasis on the latest modeling and simulation methods. It covers techniques and formulas for assessing welding thermal processes, finite difference and finite analysis methods for calculating thermal conduction, and numerical simulation of weld pool behaviors in metalinert-gas/metal-active-gas arc welding. It also covers keyhole and weld pool dynamics in plasma arc welding and vision-based sensing of weld pool shape and geometry. The book provides case studies of fluid flow and heat transfer in tungsten-inert-gas arc welding. Catalog no. N10126, January 2011 445 pp., ISBN: 978-7-111-21962-0, $239.95 / £133.00


Second Edition

Chronicling the authors’ continued search for new Green’s functions (GFs) and novel ways to apply them to heat conduction, this book organizes the solution of heat conduction and diffusion problems through the use of GFs. This second edition expands the introduction to steady and unsteady GFs; adds new sections on the Dirac-delta function, convergence speed of series solutions, the importance of alternate GF, and intrinsic verification; and includes a discussion of the eigenfunction expansion method. A companion website provides a useful web-searchable collection of GFs. Catalog no. K10695, January 2011 663 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4398-1354-6, $159.95 / £84.00 Also available as an eBook

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A.P.H. Peters

Mechanisms of Diffusional Phase Transformations in Metals and Alloys

Hogeschool Zuyd, Heerlen, The Netherlands

H. I. Aaronson, M. Enomoto, and J. K. Lee

Following in the tradition of its predecessors, this third edition continues to offer a practical, example-based exploration of a critical topic, maintaining academic rigor but eschewing complicated calculations. It discusses the world’s current energy consumption and the role of renewable energy in the future, examines exothermic reactions, uses Mathcad® to calculate and plot Gibbs energy, explains the Lambda sensor, and employs FactSage software to calculate and describe the production of silicon in an arc (oven) furnace. This latest edition re-works problems that have proven to be the most difficult for students and adds several new ones to further amplify complex areas.

Based on the lecture notes of the renowned Hubert I. Aaronson, this text details the fundamental principles of phase transformations in metals and alloys upon which steel and other metals industries are based. Instead of relying strictly on a pedagogical approach, it documents the evolution of phase transformation concepts, demonstrating how the field continues to meet new challenges. The authors present topics by describing a phenomenon and then following up with a corresponding hypothesis or alternative explanation. The book includes hundreds of illustrations, photos, and extensive references.

Concise Chemical Thermodynamics Third Edition

Solutions manual available upon qualifying course adoption.

Catalog no. K10683, January 2011 234 pp., Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-1-4398-1332-4, $49.95 / £29.99

Catalog no. 62999, 2010 685 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4200-6299-1, $119.95 / £49.99 Also available as an eBook

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Thermodynamics and Energy Systems Analysis From Energy to Exergy Lucien Borel and Daniel Favrat

Heat Transfer Thermal Management of Electronics

Faculty of Engineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland

Younes Shabany

Carefully designed to teach thermodynamics to engineers, this book focuses on the phenomena of irreversibility and the notion of entropy. It also presents a general theory of exergy, with methods of analyses that allow engineers to master problems of current interest in the field of energy management. The authors illustrate practical aspects of thermodynamic theory by describing specific applications such as combustion chambers, turbines, compressors, heat pumps, fuel cells, refrigeration, and more.

This volume begins with coverage of the basic knowledge necessary to understand and solve simple electronic cooling problems, then explores details on heat transfer fundamentals to give the reader a deeper understanding of associated physics. Next, the author describes experimental and numerical techniques and tools used in a typical thermal design process and follows with a chapter on some advanced cooling techniques. With its comprehensive coverage of thermal design, this book helps engineers to develop the necessary expertise in thermal management of electronics, and to move a step closer to being a multidisciplinary engineer.

Catalog no. N10238, 2010 800 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4398-3516-6, $129.95 / £82.00

Flextronics Corporation, California, USA

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Catalog no. K10756, 2010 523 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4398-1467-3, $124.95 / £79.99 Also available as an eBook

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Advances in Numerical Heat Transfer Conjugate Problems in Convective Heat Transfer

Volume III

Abram S. Dorfman

W.J. Minkowycz, E.M. Sparrow, and J.P. Abraham

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA

Assembling select information from hundreds of publications and presenting more than 100 solutions of non-isothermal and CHT problems, this book reconsiders the approximate solutions of conjugate convective heat transfer problems as addressed in both earlier and more recent works. It discusses theory and modern modeling methods and illustrates these complex mathematical problems by presenting current applications in machinery operation and technological processes. • Addresses a key area of analysis important to mechanical and aerospace engineering • Uses a problems-based approach to presenting conjugate methods • Approaches each topic from three directions: theory, methods and applications

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With contributions from a team of renowned international researchers who cover both fundamentals and applications, this volume provides a definitive treatment of the numerical simulation of bioheat transfer and fluid flow. It covers novel modeling techniques and numerical simulation for solving problems in biomedical engineering. The book presents various forms of the bioheat equation appropriate for several thermal therapies, such as laser irradiation. It also discusses tumor detection and treatment, shows how nanoparticles can be used to improve the efficacy of tumor treatment, and includes a detailed case study describing the thermal ablation of an enlarged prostate. Catalog no. 95218, 2009 400 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4200-9521-0, $164.95 / £105.00 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. 8237X, 2010 456 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4200-8237-1, $144.95 / £92.00 Also available as an eBook

Engineering Heat Transfer Transport Phenomena in Capillary-Porous Structures and Heat Pipes Henry Smirnov Promgasapparat, Odessa, Ukraine

With emphasis on the processes involved, this text explores the latest experimental efforts in two-phase thermal control technology research and development. The author evaluates and compares different theoretical approaches, experimental results, and models, such as semi-empirical models for critical boiling heat fluxes. Topics covered include micro-scale heat and mass transfer, micro-liquid film, and vapor bubble formation technologies. The book also examines hydrodynamic boiling and vapor bubble formation mechanisms, coated surface boiling models, and other unique experimental methods that are currently in use or have potential for success.

Third Edition William S. Janna The University of Memphis, Tennessee, USA

This updated edition of a perennial bestseller offers a simplified presentation of an abstract topic. An abundance of drawings, graphs, examples, and problems amplify theory and show how derived equations are used to model physical problems. This classic text covers practical applications in a way that de-emphasizes mathematical techniques but preserves physical interpretation of heat transfer fundamentals and modeling of heat transfer phenomena. End-of-chapter problems proceed from short simple confidence builders to difficult ones that help readers develop a rigorous approach to problem solving. • Provides an accessible introduction to heat transfer with minimal mathematics • Contains a complete solutions manual

Catalog no. 62034, 2010 400 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4200-6203-8, $185.95 / £119.00

Catalog no. 72021, 2009 680 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4200-7202-0, $133.95 / £51.99

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Entropy Based Design and Analysis of Fluids Engineering Systems University of Ontario, Oshawa, Canada

Chemical and Energy Process Engineering

José A. Camberos

Sigurd Skogestad

AFRL/VASD, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, USA

NTNU, Trondheim, Norway

“The authors have done an excellent job in providing a clear, concise and well-presented description of the entropy-based design of fluid engineering systems....”

Written in an easy-to-read style, this textbook is intended for second year chemical engineering courses, but is intentionally designed to be of continuing use to practicing engineers. The author, a dynamic systems expert, approaches the introductory material in a fundamental way. He provides a thorough grounding in basic mass and energy balances and highlights their importance. He also covers timely topics such as basic thermodynamics and analysis of energy efficiency. Especially popular with students, the pedagogic approaches in this book have been classroom-tested for a decade of semesters.

Greg F. Naterer

—Kedar N. Shukla, in Zentralblatt Math, 2009

The book provides an overview of the design tool and its applications in various areas like microfluidics, multiphase flows, turbulence, compressible flows, and others. It develops computational and experimental methods to track regions of highest entropy production. Containing extensive references, the text also provides comprehensive coverage (related to entropy and the Second Law) of laser-based methods, numerical methods in CFD, entropy formulations, and the Second Law in a range of thermofluid applications. Catalog no. 7262, 2008 344 pp., ISBN: 978-0-8493-7262-9, $139.95 / £89.00

Solutions manual and additional problems on the web available upon qualifying course adoption.

Catalog no. 8755X, 2009 440 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4200-8755-0, $94.95 / £41.99 Also available as an eBook

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Thermodynamics From Concepts to Applications, Second Edition Arthur Shavit and Chaim Gutfinger Israeli Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

Design and Optimization of Thermal Systems Second Edition Yogesh Jaluria Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA

Starting with a discussion of the First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics, this book builds a strong foundation in the math and physics of thermodynamics for engineers, while maintaining the appropriate rigor to prepare newcomers for more advanced topics. This edition is fully revised and covers the theories of thermodynamics, as well as emerging applications. • Contains over 120 worked examples and 800 end-of-chapter problems • Adds end-of-chapter equation summaries to assist students in problem-solving • Includes advanced topics, such as phase equilibria, osmosis and absorption refrigeration Solutions manual and PowerPoint slides available upon qualifying course adoption.

Catalog no. 73680, 2009 642 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4200-7368-3, $131.95 / £51.99

“The book considers the design of thermal systems from different engineering areas, such as manufacturing, energy systems, cooling of electronic equipment, refrigeration, environmental problems, engines, heat transfer equipment, etc. … The book, dealing with conceptual design, modeling, simulation, design and evaluation of thermal systems, contains many examples, illustrations, tables, computer programs and references.” —Kurt Marti, Zentralblatt MATH 1171

Maintaining its emphasis on mathematical modeling and simulation techniques, this revised edition features extended coverage, new material, and new examples throughout. Solutions manual available upon qualifying course adoption.

Catalog no. DK6038, 2008 752 pp., ISBN: 978-0-8493-3753-6, $219.95 / £141.00 Also available as an eBook

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Measurement and Data Analysis for Engineering and Science

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Measurement, Data Analysis, and Sensor Fundamentals for Engineering and Science Patrick F. Dunn University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA

This set of two volumes includes Measurement and Data Analysis for Engineering and Science, Second Edition and Fundamentals of Sensors for Engineering and Science. Catalog no. K13493, April 2011 614 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4398-7529-2, $119.95 / £76.99

Second Edition Patrick F. Dunn University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA

Praise for the First Edition: “… [This book] has many excellent features that distinguish it from its peers. It is well written with clear learning objectives stated for each chapter. … Using this text, students can start with no MATLAB or programming background and leave this course with the rudiments in hand. … if the focus of the class is to be on measurements, this book does an excellent job of taking a student from basic physics up to signal processing. … a welcome addition to the possibilities for biomedical measurements classes.” —IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine, November/December 2007

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Fundamentals of Sensors for Engineering and Science Patrick F. Dunn University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA

This text takes a unique, practical approach to the basics of sensors and measurement, enabling readers to make informed decisions when choosing sensors for applications. The author emphasizes the underlying physics of each type of sensor and its basic characteristics and illustrates the various uses of sensors via current applications in engineering and science. Human and biomimetic sensors are also reviewed.

Presenting the fundamental tools of experimentation that are currently used by engineers and scientists, this popular text covers basic concepts related to experiments, measurement system components and responses, methods of data analysis, and effective communication of experimental findings. It also offers historical perspectives throughout. • Covers the basics of experimentation, including types of experiments, units, and technical reporting • Describes the hardware involved in experiments, such as electronics, measurement system components, system calibration, and system response • Presents methods of data analysis that include probability, statistics, uncertainty analysis, regression and correlation, signal characterization, and signal analysis

• Provides a stand-alone text on sensor fundamentals and their applications

• Incorporates historical perspectives on instruments and the people behind experimental methods

• Discusses the basic types of sensors, so that students can identify the types of sensors appropriate in particular engineering designs

Pedagogical Features:

• Includes examples and chapter problems

• Includes slides and other ancillary material for instructors on a CD-ROM

• Provides online links to helpful ancillary materials Solutions manual and website with extensive instructor resources available upon qualifying course adoption.

• Contains a summary of problem topics in each chapter along with many homework problems

• Offers appendices, errata, MATLAB® and data files, and more at Solutions manual available upon qualifying course adoption.

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Sensor Fundamentals Sensors in Engineering and Science Human and Biomimetic Sensors Catalog no. K12810, April 2011 110 pp., Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-1-4398-6103-5, $49.95 / £31.99

Experiments. Electronics. Measurement Systems. Calibration and Response. Probability. Statistics. Uncertainty Analysis. Regression and Correlation. Signal Characteristics. Signal Analysis. Units and Significant Figures. Technical Communication. Appendices. Index. Catalog no. K11230 2010, 504 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4398-2568-6, $89.95 / £57.99 Also available as an eBook


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Numerical and Analytical Methods with MATLAB William Bober, Chi-Tay Tsai, and Oren Masory

Modeling and Control of Engineering Systems Clarence W. de Silva

Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, USA

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

This classroom-tested text demonstrates how the built-in functions of MATLAB® can be used to solve systems of linear equations, ODEs, roots of transcendental equations, statistical problems, optimization problems, control systems problems, and stress analysis problems. It discusses topics often not covered in similar books, including the finite element method and mechanical controls. Incorporating basic numerical and analytical methods, the text contains many sample MATLAB programs (scripts) that provide guidance on completing the projects given at the end of each chapter.

This text provides a unified treatment of the modeling of mechanical, electrical, fluid, and thermal systems and then systematically covers conventional, advanced, and intelligent control, instrumentation, experimentation, and design. It takes an integrated approach to modeling multidomain systems that draws from equivalent circuits, Thevenin’s theorem, and linear graphs. It also presents important aspects of laboratory experimentation, including control system instrumentation.

• Presents numerical and analytical methods to support MATLAB’s built-in functions • Explores the mathematical modeling of engineering problems • Covers the finite element method and mechanical controls— topics not discussed in similar texts

• Discusses the use of MATLAB®, Simulink®, LabVIEW™, and the associated toolboxes • Includes a large number of real-world examples, problems, and exercises Solutions manual available upon qualifying course adoption.

• Includes many sample MATLAB programs

Catalog no. 76868, 2010 796 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4200-7686-8, $124.95 / £51.99

• Provides end-of-chapter projects that require students to write programs that might be encountered in industry

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• Contains color figures that enhance the material on the finite element and CFD output Solutions manual available upon qualifying course adoption.

Selected Contents: Numerical Modeling for Engineering MATLAB Fundamentals Matrices Roots of Algebraic and Transcendental Equations Numerical Integration Numerical Integration of Ordinary Differential Equations Simulink Curve Fitting Optimization Partial Differential Equations Iteration Method Laplace Transforms An Introduction to the Finite Element Method Control Systems Appendices Index Catalog no. 93568, 2010 472 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4200-9356-8, $102.95 / £65.99 Also available as an eBook

What Every Engineer Should Know about Computational Techniques of Finite Element Analysis Second Edition Louis Komzsik Siemens, Cypress, California, USA

“It is an excellent presentation really of what engineers should know about computational techniques in FEA. The descriptions of the various subjects are very clear and transparently expose the facts.” —Dr. Otto Gartmeier, Manager, NVH Optimization, Daimler Chrysler Corporation

Finite element analysis (FEA) requires significant computational work divided into several distinct phases. This book provides a walkthrough of this process from the physical model to the computed solution. This is an invaluable guide for practicing engineers who must apply the finite element method in their daily work. Catalog no. K10155, 2009 350 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4398-0294-6, $92.95 / £58.99 Also available as an eBook

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Thermal Computations for Electronics Mechanical Measurements

Conductive, Radiative, and Convective Air Cooling

S.P. Venkateshan

Gordon N. Ellison

IIT Madras, India

Portland State University, Oregon, USA

A comprehensive textbook on mechanical measurement, this book covers the material in five modules. Module I deals with the basics of measurements without reference to any particular field and hence is to be dealt with at the beginning. Chapters 4, 6 and 13 deal with basic quantities that interest all engineers and should be included in any course on mechanical measurements. Parts of other chapters may be included to suit the requirements of a particular class. The book may also be useful to practicing engineers who want to refresh their knowledge of measurements. The material of the book is based on the notes prepared for a course taught by the author at IIT Madras for more than 20 years.

This book covers mathematical calculation, prediction, and application methods for conductive, radiative, and convective heat transfer in electronic equipment. It provides complete mathematical derivations, supplements formulae with design plots, and offers exercise solutions and lecture aids including PDFs and downloadable Mathcad worksheets. The author covers topics such as methods for multi-surface radiation exchange, conductive heat transfer in electronics, and finite element theory with a variational calculus method explained for heat conduction. Offering mathematical descriptions of large thermal network problem formulation, he discusses theory of comprehensive thermal spreading resistance, and includes steady-state and time-dependent problems.

Catalog no. AB8078, 2009 520 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4200-8078-0, $109.95 / £69.99

Catalog no. K12281, January 2011 416 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4398-5017-6, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as an eBook

New Edition of a Bestseller!

New Edition of a Bestseller!

Plant Engineers and Managers Guide to Energy Conservation

Energy Audit of Building Systems

Tenth Edition

An Engineering Approach, Second Edition

Albert Thumann

Moncef Krarti

Association of Energy Engineers, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

University of Colorado at Boulder, USA

Scott Dunning

The second edition of a bestseller, this book offers a systematic engineering approach to a wide range of measures and opportunities for saving energy and reducing operating costs in residential and commercial buildings. The author provides general tools and procedures for performing building energy audits, including economic analysis, building energy simulation, and field testing. His focus then turns to various subsystems, exploring the techniques and technologies that can reduce energy use or operating costs. Each chapter includes simplified calculation methods used to evaluate the effectiveness of various efficiency measures.

Fairmont Press, Lilburn, Georgia, USA

Completely revised and updated, this tenth edition of a bestseller covers both management and technical strategies for slashing energy costs by as much as 40 percent in industrial facilities. It discusses cogeneration, gas distributed generation technologies, steam system optimization, geothermal heat pumps, energy outsourcing, electricity purchasing strategies, and power quality case studies. It also provides guidelines for life cycle costing, electrical system optimization, lighting and HVAC system efficiency improvement, mechanical and process system performance, building energy loss reduction, financing energy projects, and more. Catalog no. N10330, January 2011 500 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4398-5606-2, $119.95 / £76.99

Catalog no. K11410, January 2011 454 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4398-2871-7, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

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